Gang-Related News Articles

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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.


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Teen "marked for death" after shooting surrenders (Chicago, IL): Accompanied by an attorney and representatives from the anti-violence group CeaseFire, an 18-year-old man turned himself into police for questioning in connection with a Tuesday night shooting that injured two young girls.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: July 13, 2012

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Victim feared for family after gang threat (Hampton, NH): Police Chief Jamie Sullivan was asked Thursday if residents should be fearful or concerned in light of allegations against a documented Latin Kings gang member suspected of making threats in the community.
Source: Seacoastonline.com    Date: July 13, 2012

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Fayetteville interim police chief Katherine Bryant takes aim at gangs (Fayetteville, NC): Fayetteville's interim police chief says she wants to develop two programs aimed at arresting gang members and steering vulnerable youths away from crime.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: July 13, 2012

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Police chief says Lynn gang activity drops significantly (Lynn, MA): The number of organized gangs, members and affiliates in the city has dropped significantly, and that has made a noticeable impact on crime statistics, according to Police Chief Kevin Coppinger.
Source: The Daily Item    Date: July 13, 2012

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Graffiti vandals tag dozens of northeast Raleigh homes (Raleigh, NC): Dozens of northeast Raleigh homeowners woke up Friday morning to find their neighborhoods hit by graffiti vandals overnight.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: July 13, 2012

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3-year-old critical after Thursday night shooting (Fort Wayne, IN): Police said the 3-year-old girl and the 18-year old man who were shot Thursday evening outside a Fort Wayne home may have been the victims of gang violence.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: July 13, 2012

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Fugitive Bloods member from Columbia arrested in Virginia (Newport News, VA): One of four fugitives sought in connection with federal indictments of alleged Blood Street Gang members and associates has been arrested in Virginia, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: The State    Date: July 13, 2012

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Revere Police nab five gang members following vandalism (Revere, MA): Revere Police arrested five alleged gang members near Cooledge Street early Thursday morning after callers reported they were smashing the windows of several cars with bricks, according to Revere Police Lt. John Azzari.
Source: The Daily Item    Date: July 13, 2012

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W. Caldwell men part of foiled deal (West Caldwell, NJ) : Two West Caldwell men got more than they bargained for Friday afternoon in an alleged drug deal that was foiled by State Police in Newark.
Source: The Progress    Date: July 13, 2012

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Gangs threaten Salvadorans living in US (Washington, DC): The Salvadoran government recently introduced a program that allows citizens of the Central American nation who live in the United States to report crimes that occurred in their home nation.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: July 13, 2012

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Family of alleged gang member Cesar Munive sues town of Cicero, Police Officer Dominick Schullo (Berwyn, IL): The family of a 22-year-old man who died after a gang fight last week is suing the town of Cicero and the officer they allege is responsible for his death.
Source: La Grange Park Surburban Life    Date: July 13, 2012

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Fresno man arrested in gang-related shooting at SW Fresno store (Fresno, CA): A 24-year-old Fresno man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of involvement in a gang-related shooting last month at the Family Express Food Store in Fresno, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: July 13, 2012

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40 members of East Oakland gang indicted on drug, weapons charges (Oakland, CA): Forty members of a violent East Oakland gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking, identity theft and firearms possession charges, according to the United States Attorney's office.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 13, 2012

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FOP not thrilled with CeaseFire, CPD partnership (Chicago, IL) : The Fraternal Order of Police, which has a history of disagreeing with the Chicago Police Department, is not backing the department's new partnership with anti-gang group CeaseFire.
Source: NBC Chicago    Date: July 13, 2012

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Camp keeps youth away from gangs (Conway, SC): Qwamic Frazier said art is one of his favorite parts of Camp G.R.E.A.T., along with playing basketball and kickball, and taking field trips, but the 11-year-old made sure his first remark hit home by pulling out his phone to show his realistic drawing of a baseball player.
Source: The Myrtle Beach Sun-News    Date: July 13, 2012

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Man shot while driving in Northeast Portland in latest gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A man driving along Northeast Sandy Boulevard just after midnight Friday morning was grazed by a bullet in the third gang-related shooting in Portland in 12 hours.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 13, 2012

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Latin Kings drug supplier sentenced (New Haven, CT): A 40-year-old Trumbull man was sentenced Friday to 60 months in federal prison for distributing cocaine to members of the Stamford chapter of the Latin Kings gang, U.S. Attorney David Fein announced in a news release.
Source: Stamford Advocate    Date: July 13, 2012

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Burglary arrests tied to gang activity (Shreveport, LA): The Bossier Sheriff's Office made six arrest Thursday related to burglaries which police have tied to what they believe is a newly formed gang.
Source: The Times    Date: July 13, 2012

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Gang-related shooting injures two in Huron (Huron, IN): Two people were injured Friday afternoon in Huron in what police are calling a gang-related shooting between local Norteño and Bulldogs street gangs, Huron police said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 13, 2012

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Police patrols stepped up in North Richmond after spate of shootings (North Richmond, CA): A pair of gang-related shootings Thursday separated by only seven blocks and 40 minutes -- and less than 48 hours after another daytime shooting -- have provoked a strong law enforcement presence in this community.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 13, 2012

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